Adoption of Facebook's interoperability between Messenger and Instagram is ahead of expectations, the company's head of Messenger told CNBC.
User tracking has been a heated discussion since last year, and has affected the relationship between Facebook and Instagram. Now iOS 14 shares Facebook's sentiments to users regarding keeping the platforms free.
As a way to convince users to enable tracking across other apps and websites, Facebook is deploying the tactic of telling users that they must enable tracking as part of the App Tracking Transparency framework in iOS 14.5 if they want to help and keep Facebook and Instagram "free of charge."
User privacy and social media have always had a complex relationship, spawning endless debates on regulation, tracking online user behaviour and data collection. It's why some companies have increasingly started to push privacy as a core feature of their products.
Snapchat parent Snap said daily active users jumped 22% or 51 million last quarter year on year to 280 million. The company said sales rose 66% to nearly $770 million and net losses narrowed to $286 million from $305 million. “We began 2021 by achieving our highest year-over-year revenue and daily active user growth rates in [
Companies like Facebook aren’t building technology for you, they’re building technology for your data. They collect everything they can from FB, Instagram, and WhatsApp in order to sell visibility into people and their lives.This isn’t exactly a secret, but the full picture is hazy to most – diml
Instagram recently introduced a Remix function for Reels, which allows users to incorporate other users' Reels videos into their own content. By default, any Reel uploaded after the debut of this feature will have the Remix feature available. However, creators can turn the feature off if they don't want users to be able to Remix
If you’re a drug manufacturer looking for patients, one company has become a major destination in the past few years: Facebook. The social media giant, through its power to target users based on their interests, is especially attractive to pharmaceutical companies looking to sell drugs to potential patients. The Washington Post reported last year that health and pharmaceutical companies spent almost $1 billion on just Facebook mobile ads in 2019. The draw? Unlike a traditional TV or radio ad,...
Snapchat Spotlight is on a roll. Snapchat's social video feature, which has been likened to TikTok, amassed 125 million users in March, as it has paid out $1 million a day to creators posting top videos. Spotlight had a reported 100 million users in January. Daily video submissions were up 40% between January and March,
Facebook revealed several updates to messaging via Instagram and Messenger From Facebook Thursday. Instagram users on iOS can now send a visual reply in Instagram DMs to a piece of content, with another photo or video of their choice, by tapping the camera icon. Android will be added soon. On the audio side, Messenger users